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    In Good Company: Marco Acknowledged as a Top Managed Service Provider

    By: Trevor Akervik
    May 26, 2015

    Marco, Inc. was recently recognized again for excellence as a managed service provider. In March, Marco was named a 2015 MSPMentor 501 Top Managed Services Company by Penton Technology.

    What is this Award?

    managed_service_provider_-_MSP_mentorPenton Technology conducted its eighth-annual survey of managed service providers and IT service providers between December 2014 and January 2015. The survey evaluates a unique set of criteria for participating businesses, such as annual recurring revenues and total revenue, to determine companies that excel in the field of managed and IT services. Following evaluation, Penton Technology unveils its list of the top 501 managed service providers (MSP) for the year.

    Marco not only earned a spot on the 2015 MSPmentor 501 list, it earned the #20 rank. We are honored to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the world's largest firms, offering excellent managed services to our growing customer base.

    What Criteria is Considered for Selection?

    Participants in the top 501 MSPs survey must provide a wide range of information that provides a deep, diverse look at the overall health and vitality of the business. Marco and all other participants were evaluated on the following criteria:

    • Annual recurring revenues
    • Annual recurring revenues as a percentage of growth (year over year)
    • Annual recurring revenues dollar growth (YoY)
    • Number of customer devices managed (PCs, services, network equipment, notebooks, tablets, etc.)
    • Devices managed percentage growth (YoY)
    • Devices managed numerical growth (YoY)
    • Employee headcount
    • Employee headcount percentage growth (YoY)
    • Employee headcount actual number growth (YoY)
    • Revenue per employee
    • Devices managed per employee

    All managed services providers are welcome to participate in this annual survey, and be considered for this award. Results are based purely on the data provided in the survey.

    What Does this Mean for Marco?

    For Marco, recognition from Penton Technology as one of the top 501 MSPs in the world is a sign of successful growth in both the support and services offered to our customers. We've not only grown beyond the borders of Minnesota, but we've done so in an operationally efficient manner allowing us to better serve our customers across the US.

    Marco, Inc. has also been recognized for a number of additional awards for their delivery of managed services. In January of this year they were selected as a 2014 Elite Dealer by ENX magazine and The Week in Imaging, a print and online publication for dealers and resellers of office technology, solutions and services. Last year they were honored, by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc., with the 2014 Pro-Tech Service Excellence Award. And in 2013, Marco received the 2013 Perfect Image Award for Outstanding IT Services Provider from imageSource Magazine.

    This recognition signifies our continued commitment to provide exceptional service and technology to all of our customers. Ranked 20 out of the top 501 MSPs in the world, we believe we’ve found a balance between sustainable growth, affordable managed services and IT solutions and excellent customer service.

    In Good Company

    The top 50 companies recognized range widely in location – from New York to California, Canada to Australia, and, to the Upper Midwest. We are honored to be in the top, among other organizations committed to providing superior managed services to businesses around the world.

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    Topics: Culture, Good Business, Practice, Managed IT Services, Business Metrics